Nancy Joann Dunning, 75, of Princeton, passed away Friday, Jan. 2, 2009, at the University of Arkansas Medical Center in Little Rock, Ark.

She was born in
Union, in Pike County on July 5, 1933 to Laura and Floyd “Doc” Tharp.  She lived in the Gibson County area most of her life.  Before retiring, Nancy worked at P.S.I. in the maintenance department.  After retirement, she worked for Gibson County Coal Co.

She was a 1952 graduate of
Mt. Olympus High School. She was a member of the Patoka United Methodist ChurchNancy belonged to the Lady Moose organization, enjoyed bowling, spending time with family, toll painting, basket weaving, collecting toys and working in her flower garden.  She volunteered at G.C.A.R.C. and worked in the Nutty Bar booth.

She is survived by her husband of 23 years, John; three daughters, Cheryl Wolfe of Vincennes, Terry Welch (Rick Hill) of Princeton, Debbie (Chad) Clark of Haubstadt; five step children, Joyce (Steve) Vogler of Jasper, John R. Dunning of Crawfordsville, Sam (Connie) Dunning of Fort Branch, Karen (Don) Belcher of Princeton, Pat (Bob) Ridge of Franklin;  four sisters and two brothers, James Donel (Peggy) Tharp of Alta Vista, Va., Mary Case of Princeton, Amelia Adams of Patoka, Floyd (Judy) Tharp, St. Elmo, Ill., Patty (Ed) Craig Jr. of Princeton, Ruth (Jessie) Hall of Hazleton; three grandsons, Shawn Wolfe, Tyler and Logan Clark; nine step grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services will be at
2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2009 at Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton with Rev. Greg Davis officiating. Burial will be at the Atkinson Chapel in Oatsville.

Friends may visit from
4-8 p.m. Tuesday at Colvin Funeral Home.   Memorial contributions may be made to the Patoka United Methodist Church